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Velocity-Position Graph?

  1. Aug 6, 2010 #1
    There are velocity-time graph and distance-time graphs but how come I don't see any velocity-distance graphs? If you know the velocity of a particle and the distance it travels, you could derive the time it took to get there.

    Why don't we see such a graph? Thanks!
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  3. Aug 6, 2010 #2


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    Because distance/displacement, velocity, and acceleration are best understood as functions of time.
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